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Fall Season Ends on Disappointing Note

This last week, the Georgetown men’s golf team capped off its fall season by playing host to the Georgetown Intercollegiate, held at The Members Club at Four Streams in Beallsville, Md. Sadly for the Hoyas, inconsistent play once again led them to a 10th-place finish, posting a combined final team[Read More…]

by October 22, 2010 0 comments Sports

Soccer: Around the Nation

MEN No. 1 Akron This year, anything short of a national title will be a disappointment for unanimous No. 1 Akron (12-0-1, 4-0-0 MAC). The Zips, who boast the nation’s highest winning percentage over the last five years, have come home empty-handed in each of their 24 NCAA tournament appearances.[Read More…]

by October 22, 2010 0 comments Sports

Left Tackle Anchors Improving Line

With last year’s release of the movie “The Blind Side,” Michael Oher accomplished something that had not been done since the invention of football – he brought attention to the offensive line. Fans now have a newfound respect and recognition for the men who protect the quarterback, and for good[Read More…]

by October 22, 2010 0 comments Sports

Freeman Named Preseason Big East Player of the Year

Ever since the final buzzer sounded after the 97-83 loss to Ohio last March, there has been speculation about just how good the Hoyas will be in 2010-2011. Now, less than a month before the season tips off, there are some numbers and preseason accolades to match up with the[Read More…]

by October 22, 2010 0 comments Sports

College Football: Around the League

Lafayette The Lafayette football team (1-5, 0-1) started its season off slowly, losing its first three games by an average of four points. Making matters worse, three of the Leopards’ five losses have come in contests in which they’ve held double-digit leads. This Saturday, Lafayette finally got into the win[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Sports

Welcome to the Madness: Basketball Season Tips Off

Like the day when pitchers and catchers report to spring training every year, Midnight Madness is a sign that the seasons are changing. On Friday night at McDonough Arena, students, Georgetown basketball fans and potential recruits alike gathered to celebrate the first official day of the 2010-2011 college basketball season,[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Sports

Shugrue Inches Closer to Scoring Record

The field hockey team (6-10, 1-3 Big East) lost twice this weekend, falling 11-0 to No. 8 Syracuse (10-4, 4-0 Big East) on Saturday before going down 3-2 in overtime against Towson (7-8) on Sunday. Both games were played at the Hoyas’ home venue, the William I. Jacobs Recreational Complex[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Stuck in 10th Place After Losing Weekend

This past week marked a trio of key in-league matchups for the Georgetown Women’s volleyball team (13-10, 3-4 Big East), as the squad looked to make a surge into the top half of the Big East standings. While competitive in each match, the Hoyas ultimately failed to reach their goal,[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Sports

Closet `Fans’ Emerge When Times Are Good

WITH BASEBALL’S LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES underway, it seems like a good time to bring up the issue of “closet playoffs/rivalry games-only fans.” I’m not talking about frontrunners. Some people might take exception to the method they use to pledge allegiance to a certain team, but frontrunners actually have the potential[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Sports

Late Interception Ends Hope for League Title

This weekend was déjà vu all over again for the Hoyas. A week after a heartbreaking double-overtime loss to Wagner that ended on a pick-six off junior quarterback Scott Darby, Georgetown (3-4, 2-2 Patriot League) fell to Bucknell (1-5, 1-0) 24-21, with the Bison’s winning score coming off another interception,[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Sports